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ABOUT US

The mission of CHCO-TV is to promote community media and to encourage, educate and engage
residents in Southwestern New Brunswick, to use new media and technology, to improve civic involvement,
learn new media skills and enhance the culture, the economy, health and quality of life in New Brunswick.

HISTORY: Our first cablecast was on March 13,1993 on Cable 4.

By December 7, St. Andrews Community Television was registered
as a non-profit corporation.

The first organizational meeting of St. Andrews Community Channel Inc. was held on
February 15, 1994 and the Board has met on a monthly basis ever since.

Following the eventual sale of Fundy Cable a few years later, board members made the decision to
apply to the CRTC for a low power television broadcast licence.

Our application for a low-power television broadcast license was approved
by the CRTC on November 23, 2005 for CHCT-TV.

On Nov. 23, 2005, a licence was approved. CHCT-TV received clearance
to begin broadcasting on Feb. 21, 2006.

August 18, 2010 CHCT-TV was moved again from cable 10 to cable 9 to make way for Rogers' corporately branded
community channel from Saint John to be distributed for the first time in Charlotte County.

On May 29, 2012 CHCT became CHCO-TV.

December 20, 2012, CHCO-TV was added to the Bell-TV satellite television service on channel 539
to almost 1.6 million subscribers coast to coast.

October 24, 2014, CHCO-TV was added to the Bell Aliant Fibe television service on channel 58 available to most
of New Brunswick; and moved to channel 26 on September 8, 2016 to match the over-the-air channel.

November 21, 2018, CHCO-TV was made available to mainland Rogers subscribers county-wide on channel 126.
Rogers Ignite service was introduced in Charlotte County in the Autumn of 2019 placing CHCO on channel 133.

CHCO-DT 26.1 HDTV service starts February 15th 2021.

Rogers begins HD distrubtion of CHCO-DT on July 23rd 2021.


CHCO-TV26 IN THE NEWS

CHCO-TV accuses Rogers of anti-competitive practices - Saint Croix Courier January 31, 2020

TV Channel Honoured - Saint Croix Courier January 2, 2007

Antenna Has Been Raised for Channel 26 - Saint Croix Courier November 14, 2006

CHCT Open House Raises $5000 - Saint Croix Courier September 26, 2006

CHCT Newsletter August 2006

Independent Channel Gets Transmitter - Saint Croix Courier August 1, 2006

St. Andrews station gets its wings - Telegraph Journal February 15, 2006